Celecoxib - medicine shortage information

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If you are having difficulty obtaining a medicine that has been prescribed to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. In most cases your doctor and pharmacist will know about the possible substitute medicines to continue your care.

In some cases the Supply Detail section below will provide information about the special arrangements that are in place for your health professional to prescribe or supply a substitute medicine. These may include reference to Special Access Scheme or "Under section 19a"

Product details Supply Impact Dates Further Details
CELEBREX celecoxib 100 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 67901
Active ingredients:
Celecoxib

Sponsor:
Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 675 229

From
04 Sep 2018
to
31 Dec 2018

Status:
Resolved

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

CELAXIB celecoxib 100 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 296389
Active ingredients:
Celecoxib

Sponsor:
Alphapharm Pty Ltd

Phone:
1800 274 276

From
11 Jan 2018
to
28 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Reason:
Manufacturing

CELECOXIB GH celecoxib 100 mg capsules blister pack
AUST R: 196178
Active ingredients:
Celecoxib

Sponsor:
Lupin Australia Pty Limited

Phone:
03 9809 7900

From
09 Apr 2018
to
12 Feb 2019

Status:
Current

Patient impact:
Low

Availability:
Unavailable

Reason:
Other

Related information:

APO-CELECOXIB Celecoxib 100 mg capsule blister pack
AUST R: 226145
Active ingredients:
Celecoxib

Sponsor:
Apotex Pty Ltd

Phone:
02 8877 8333

From
11 Mar 2019
to
20 May 2019

Status:
Anticipated

Patient impact:
Medium

Availability:
Available

Reason:
Manufacturing